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is suspicious. meanwhile, a second high- profile resignation at scotland yard in connection with the scandal. amy kellogg has the latest from loopop. >> reporter: first, scotland yard's top officer sir paul stevenson tenders his relationship. one day later, john yates does the same. both men saying continueing on the job with intense media attention would be a distraction to the work at hand. they defended themselves on their way out. >> i have acted with complete integrity. i am a people -- and the people who know me, know that my intension rity is completely in tact. >> reporter: the london mayor said the resignations are necessary. >> both cases we have to recognize that the next source of questions of the relationships between the mets and the news of the world was likely to be distracting for both officers in the run up to the olympic games. >> reporter: allegations against the news of the world which recently shut its doors, include hacking into voice mails and private information of a range of people from prime ministers to celebrities and royal staff members. prime minister david cam
is scheduled to testify next hour. >>> a second resignation from scotland yard, followed one from sunday. they said staying on would be a distraction. >>> during the last hour the commissioner admitted to making mistakes. >> the material is repugnant, with hind site we would have -- yes, i did. thirdly, do i accept the reasons why, i think that is for mr. clark to justify and i think it is a matter for the judicial review. >> today's testimony comes after the reporter who blew the whistle on the hacking was found dead yesterday but his death is not suspicious. he worked at the newspaper under andy carlson who later served as the prime minister's communications chief and arrested in the scandal we should know news corp. is the parent company of fox 5. back to you. >> wow. >> yeah, so a lot going on we will keep an eye on this and let you know when the next thing comes out but a lot going on keeps breaking. >> seems like every hour. >> yes. >> thanks wisdom. >>> now again rupert murdoch and his son's questioning about the phone hacking scandal is set to start in a half hour if it does happ
the paper's former chief was arrested and the head of scotland yard resigned. rupert murdoch, gets set to face parliament. marion rathje tee has more. >> reporter: rebecca brooks resigns her post as head of news corp.'s publishing empire in the uk and is arrested in connection with the phone tapping scandal. she was taken into custody on sunday and has since been released. she once edited the now defunct tabloid. >> murdoch has now lost his most loyal lieutenant. >> reporter: she is the 10th person arrested by police since she opened the investigation in january. all have been released without charges, the head of scotland yard also toppled sunday, stepping down and taking responsibility for his clothes ties to the newspaper. >> i've taken this decision as a consequence of the ongoing speculation and accusations related to the mat links at a senior level. >> reporter: reporters are accused of illegally tapping into phones of murder victims and others. it has derailed an attempt to buy a company -- >> the british public is engaged and i think w
meantry session. >> yesterday, scotland yard's number two was forced to design this less than 20 hours after the commissioner himself stepped down. both claim their integrity is intact but staying on would be a distraction amidst intense media coverage of the role police media mail have played here and for hiring a news of the world editor now under arrest at a pr consultant. rebecca brooks who resigned as head of rupert murdoch's newspaper on sunday after she voluntarily went in for questioning. >> the position of rebecca brooks can be simply stated she is not guilty of any criminal offence. the position of the metropolitan police is less easy to understand. >>> government remains politically tainted as well the prime minister david cameron on official business in africa again under pressure to explain why he hired former news of the world editor andy cole son as chief of communications he stepped down in january and arrested last week. >> no one has argued that the work he did in government in any way was inappropriate or bad. he worked well in government, he then left government. >>
at other journalists. scotland yard is investigating new claims. >>> more trouble for john edwards stemming from his last presidential campaign. he has been ordered to pay back millions in federal funds. federal election commission says edwards received more than $2 million in matching fund for his 2008 campaign that he wasn't entitled to. federal auditors say the campaign understated its cash and overstated its expenses. edwards' attorney says the democratic campaign doesn't owe anything. >>> as we deal with this extreme heat, one huge rule of thumb, drink plenty of water. but up next, there are some dos and don'ts you should be aware of. a doctor we are all familiar with will share some tips. >>> lots more heat in the forecast. i'll have the details on that for you. and lauren demarco is in with a look at your morning traffic. 3q yes! stain gone. in the first wash. stain, stain's gone. in the first. first wash. with resolve laundry stain remover you get four times more power. so it's guaranteed to remove tough stains in the first wash. this one's clean. the first time round. in the battle
british teen nine years ago. now scotland yard is investigating whether the tabloid's operatives also hacked into the phones of victims of london's terror attacks in 2005. as london's metropolitan police department says it is looking into evidence the tabloid paid police officers for information. >> that is and people need to know this a major police investigation underway. it is one of the biggest police investigations currently underway in our country and i hope members listen to this. it does not involve police officers who are involved in the original investigation. that so clearly didn't get to the truth. >> news of the world is owned by news corp., the parent company of fox 5. >>> president obama warned today of a second recession or something worse if congress does not raise the debt ceiling soon. leaders from both parties will meet with the president in the white house tomorrow to try to hammer out a deal to cut the deficit and raise the debt limit. democrats want to get rid of tax loopholes for the wealthy, but republicans are resistant. >> we should all be able to leave mill
this morning, scotland yard announced its seventh arrest related to this scandal. so far no one has been charged. all this is unfolding as murdoch's news corps decided to withdraw its bid to take over british sky broadcasting. of course news corps is the parent company of fox 5. >>> marion barry's son facing drug charges this morning. chris barry was arrested back in may after police were called to his apartment because after fight. officers claim they found pcp and five sandwich bags of marijuana. they say the younger barry jumped out of the window to avoid police. they later arrested him when he returned home. chris barry is charged with possession with intent to distribute. his father councilman barry had no comment. >>> he's been building the suspense but soon sarah palin have have -- will have to make her intentions made one way or another. we'll have new details coming up after the break. >>> wild video making the rounds online. a fisherman wrestling with a shark. find out how it all played out when fox 5 morning news continues. the kincaids live here. across the street, the padill
at scotland yard who quit earlier this week facing a separate panel. >> i think we need -- differently in the future, am the media differently. integrity in tact and my conscience is clear. >> reporter: reading from the statement at the end of his parliamentary session, he vows to help police get to the bottom of the phone-hacking scandal and hopes to win back the public's trust. amy kellogg, fox 5 news. >> the paulout continues to grow tonight. -- fallout continues tonight. gene is joining us to talk about the developments. thank you for joining us. >> you're welcome, shawn. >> i want to play you a brief snippet of some of rupert murdoch's testimony today in front of parliament and get your take. all right. >> mr. murdoch, do you accept that ultimately you're responsible for this whole 53asco? nope. >> you have -- you're not responsible? >> the people that i trusted to run and then maybe the people they trusted. i work -- for 52 years and i would trust him with my life. all right, so we heard there the testimony from rupert murdoch. he not only denied responsibility but his company wa
in scotland they are bate known for their athletic accomplishments, she is an equestrian expected to compete 2012 olympiche is a star as well. >>> up next, speaking with host filling in for chris wallace. >> plus tucker barnes back with a look at today's weather and a workweek preview find out if we get any break there. fox 5 morning news will be right back  [ female announcer ] every box of general mills big g cereals can help your kids' school get extra stuff. ♪ like musical instruments. ♪ and new art supplies. ♪ because they're the only cereals with box tops for education. last year, schools earned over ten million dollars from big g cereals. you can raise money for your kids' school. look for this logo... only on big g cereals. you can make a difference. every cereal box counts. >>> back to our top stories and the debt debate what exactly are the costs to you and me if the deal doesn't get done on time. james rosen shows us how president obama made the connection between the debt crisis and debt to many. >> a lower credit rating would result in a tax increase o
of taking bribes. the head of scotland yard resigned without warning today. police were under attack for having hired a form news of the world deputy editor as a consultant, the editor arrested friday. the metropolitan police commissioner said he had nothing to hide. and felt the media attention was a to himself and colleagues and with demands on police, he felt he had to step aside. >> i carry the ultimate responsibility for the position we find ourselves in. with hindsight, i wish we had judged the matters involved in this affair differently. i didn't, and that's that. >> reporter: rebecca brooks was arrested in connection with conspiracy to intercept communications and corruption stemming from the allegations of bribing police for information. brooks has always claimed she didn't know about the alleged phone hacking that went on under her watch as editor of the news of world several years back. in london, april kellogg, fox news. >>> former egyptian president is reportedly in a coma. that is the word tonight from a lawyer for the 83-year-old. a medical official at the hospital whe
into kate or her ma jeesty majesty, she spends this time in scotland. >>> she was having a pregnancy which is not unusual. she showed the signs of pregnancy, but is not expecting a cub. no baby giant pandas, but there are four new red pandas born in june. two were born at the zoo, two more at a national zoo facility in front royal, virginia. so at least we have some new additions. >> we have some pandas. they are just red pandas. they are all cute. >> yeah, that's okay. >> all right, the weekend is finally here, but the question is, will this crazy heat keep you from enjoying your days off? >> it will me. we'll find a way. >> air-conditioning. positive thinking. gary is tracking the temperatures and the storms. your full forecast is coming up next.  [ child's voice ] ooh, that looks good. [ child's voice ] can i have some? [ child's voice ] you guys should rock, paper, scissors for it. ok. [ chuckles ] best of three? sure. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. [ scoffs ] one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. i
to police both deplorable and unacceptable and vowed they will cooperate with the investigation. scotland yard has a list of 4,000 potential victims of phone hacking. there are fresh allegations that family members of the war dead may have been among the targets. james more dock said "news of the world" is in the business of holding others to account, but it failed when it came to itself. in london, amy kellogg, fox fox news. >> "news of the world" is owned by the parent company news corp. >>> we still have plenty ahead on fox 5. with the debt ceiling deadline fast approaching, this will be a working weekend for congress. we're going to head to capitol hill for the latest straight ahead of the break. -- after the break. [ female announcer ] welcome to busch gardens williamsburg, where d.c. goes to get away. maybe it's because washington d.c. loves the legendary coasters. or that your entire family will have fun, even the little ones. it could be that water country usa has more of the waves, slides and rides everyone wants. so plan your getaway and come play. you never know who you'll run
of scotland yard. sunday, police commissioner paul steve p son stepped down. both are under fire over links to a former news of the world executive employed by police as a media consult ontario. the news corp. board standing behind its liter refuting reports that rupert murdoch will be replaced. >>> another disturbing development in the case actually photo journalist credited with helping to break the scandal was up for at his home yesterday. however, police a sean hoare's death is not considered suspicious. he once told the new york sometimes while working for news of the world that phone hacks was widely used and even encouraged. >>> a identify profile hacking report is to blame for false reports that rupert murdoch was found dead. they were able to hack into the sun's web site and redirect readers to the hoax. >>> again, today's questioning about the phone hacking scandal is set to start later this morning. we'll bring you live coverage beginning at 9:30. >>> the senate continuing to work on a back-up plan for the debt ceiling. >>> a look at the morning's other top stories. d.c. police
journalists. meanwhile scotland yard is investigating new claims that journalists bribed police officers to locate people by tracking their cell phone signals. that claim was made by former news of the world reporter shawn horr who was found dead in his home this week. police say his death is not suspicious. >>> more trouble tonight for john edwards stemming from his last presidential campaign. the former north carolina senator has been ordered to pay back millions in federal am the federal election commission says ed -- funds. the federal election commission says edwards received $2 million in matching campaign funds he wasn't entitled to. the federal auditor said his expenses were overstated. edwards' attorneys say the democrats campaign does not owe anything. >>> the nation's debt debate continues. a live look at the capitol tonight where a deal to raise the debt ceiling is being worked on right now and today a big step forward. we'll break it down for you coming up next. >>> white house officials hit the hill today in a last minute push to get a debt ceiling deal hammered out, the pr
lieutenant. >>> all have been released without charges head of scotland yard stepped down sunday taking responsibility for his close ties to the newspaper. >> i have taken this decision with the consequence of the ongoing speculation and accusations of news international at the senior level. >> reporters are accused of illegally tapping into phone records of celebrities, lawmakers, murder victims. it is also knocked billions off the value of news corps empire. >> the entire british public is engaged what i think they are concerned about -- what they ought to be concerned about is whether or not the american public gets engaged if that happened, you should start writing their obituaries. >>> rupert murdoch and his son james are due to the questioned about the hacking by british parliament later this week and news corp. his parent company, news of the world of fox 5. >>> wisdom thank you. >> now the latest on the debt debate a short term deal may be in the works to help diffuse the nations debt limit crisis. >> congress will have to work very fast. doug luzader explains from capitol hill.
kellogg with the latest from london. >> reporter: today scotland yard's no. 2 was forced to resign. the latest casualty of the phone hacking scandal. this is less than 24 hours after the commissioner himself stepped down, both claiming their integrity is intact but say staying on would be a distraction amidst intense media coverage of the role police may have played here by not thoroughly investigating the news of the world hacking the first time around a few years back and for hiring a news of the world editor now under arrest as a p.r. consultant. rebecca brooks who resigned as head of rupert murdoch's newspaper empire friday was arrested sunday after she had voluntarily gone in for questioning. she was released on bail. her lawyers say they now want answers about her arrest. >> the position of rebecca brooks can be simply stated. she is not guilty of any criminal offense. the position of the metropolitan police is less easy to understand. >> reporter: the government remains potentially tainted as well. with prime minister david cameron on official business in africa, again under
scandal. scotland yard assigned 45 officers. earlier this week, london's top two officers resigned amidaccusations that they paid officers for temperaturation. the british prime minister -- for information. the british prime minister hopes they will give the media, police an inqueery to develop a new relationship. >> i think we have a once in a generation opportunity to really clean up the murky practices, the dodgy relationships which have taken route and to half of the british establishment. >> news from the world had a fallout. they had a contract to be the exclusive media partnership for british athletes leading to the 2012 summer games and that deal is now off. news international is owned by news corp, the parent company of fox 5. >>> chances are you have seen the offers, everything frommarily miles to cash back. >> that's right, how hard is it to redeem the bank card rewards? don't mess tonight's couple alert. >>> and what is metro doing to keep your rides on the rails as comfortable as possible? we'll take you inside the hot car when is we return. >>> first, a quick check wi
they told the deputy coo about an e-mail that pointed the finger at other journalists. scotland yard is investigating claims about a police bride. he was found dead in his home. in the interest of full disclosure, we must tell that you fox 5 is a news corp station. >>> there is more trouble for john edwards in connection with his last federal run. he got more than $2 million that he was not entitled to from the federal government and that he should pay it back. federal auditors maintain that the campaign understated it cash and overstated its expenses many edwards' attorney claims that the campaign does not owe anything. >>> if you have been outside today, you know it. you don't even have to go outside. it's going to be hot. dangerously hot out there today. in fact, tucker is coming up next again with the details on it. it's just ridiculously hot. really is >>> he is a multi-platinum grammy nominated singer. tonight, brian mcknight will sing at the striathmore. first, he will join us here. hi, we're looking to save some money on our car insurance. great! at progressive, you can compa
with the investigation. scotland yard said it has a list of 4,000 potential victims of phone hacking. they are fresh allegations that family members of war dead may have been among the targets. james murdoch in an earlier statement today said news of the world as a business is holding others to account, but it failed when it came to itself. amy kellogg, fox news. >>> it's official. the u.s. attorney's office is looking into the possibility of criminal conduct involving three top officials in the district. the latest case involves council chairman kwame brown. fox 5's john henrehan brings us up to date on the story. >> reporter: kwame brown spent much of the day chairing a committee of the whole meeting of the d.c. council. his attorney spent the morning at the city's board of elections and ethics. the issue for kwame brown is not the expensive leases for luxury suvs. it's campaign activities for his city council race in 2008. william sanford, general council for the city's office of campaign finance, alleged kwame brown's campaign committee failed to list all its
to congress. >>> scary moments for these folks stuck at the top of a roller coaster in scotland they were left hanging for several hour, up to 8 hours after a mechanical failure stopped the car some 60 feet in the air. took rescuers almost 8 hours to rescue 9 people onboard no one was hurt alison they were compensated for their time stuck up high in the air the theme park gave them a free taxi ride home. >> not free tickets? >> would you want the go back after stuck for 8 hours? >> well, give me one of those big stuffed pandas. >> that you can never really win. >> can't get that in the taxi. you have a choice do you walk home. >> with your big toy or get home. >> after 8 hours you want the get home. >>> that is terrifying. >> it is. >> i only say that because we went to king's dominion,. >> you never win. you know the kids, we want one. >> the best part of the amusement park is leaving in the parking lot people trying to stuff that into their car. >> just leave them on the side of the road. >> wait until you are a dad steven you will be like you can't win it and then all these people walking o
-- first of all, these are national papers. in other words, distributed from the northern scotland to the very end of the southern tip of england. this is not a city paper. it's also a sunday paper. it's the thing that -- and it sells, i think the last count was 5.5 million copies, something like that. so it's not something small, and it's not, you know, like local rag. they've always been -- there's always been a stratum of fleet street papers as they used to be called, because they were all on fleet street, and no longer are on fleet street. you're looking at the reporter who in fact started, not on the news of the world, but one of its related. and the competition is huge. the pressure on these people to deliver is enormous. and the methods have always been traditionally not particularly nice. in fact, rather brutal. so the advance of technology has made it even easier, you know, they're not going to just let all these opportunities go by. so, you know, they're using hacking and they're using, you know, all that is available to them. in the case of the news of the world, there a
known as scotland yard. sunday rebecca brooks was arrested on conspiracy and corruption charges she resigned from the company friday. the other news development came when the metropolitan police chief paul stevenson resigned over his ties to a former news of the world executive editor arrested in this scandal. tomorrow, rupert murdoch and his son james are set to be questioned by british parliamentary committee it will be interested this keeps getting bigger and bigger. >> very close eye on it wisdom thank you. >>> keeping an eye on what is happening with casey anthony she is out of jail she got let go yesterday the question is where is she. only a select few know. jose baez says allies are exploring a number of options for her future. he spoke with heraldry vera yesterday. >>> she has been through a traumatic event in her life she has had a number of them over the last three years we will do our best to try to put her in a position where she can help herself and move forward in life. >>> casey anthony acquitted of murdererring her 2-year-old daughter she has a few lawsuits pending
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